Biofortified Seeds

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB  Context: The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has developed 142 biofortified seed varieties, including 124 for field crops and 18 for horticultural crops, since 2014. These varieties cover a range of crops, such as rice, wheat, maize, pearl millet, sweet potato, amaranthus, and more. The biofortified varieties …